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125th Anniversary Coin of Srila Prabhupada from the Government of India

By: on July 22, 2021
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Founder Acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness,  A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada shall be honored by the Government of India through a special issue of a 125 Indian Rupees commemorative coin on the grand occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Srila Prabhupada. 

This historic initiative by the Government of India would not have been possible without the dedicated efforts of Vrajendranandan Das, Haresh Govinda Das (AHM), Vamshidhari Das (AHM), and Pradyumana Priya Das.  

The coin is expected to be ready by Srila Prabhupada’s 125th Vyaspuja (birth anniversary) on September 1st, 2021 which is always celebrated the day after Sri Krishna Janmashtami, the appearance day of Lord Krishna.  A booklet on the contributions and achievements of Srila Prabhupada will be featured with each coin in a commemorative box.  The composition of the coin will be 50% silver and 40% copper.  

ISKCON Communications and SP125 (Srila Prabhupada’s 125th Anniversary Committee) shared this happy news to the international community who can also place their orders for their own copy of the coin.  Specific guidelines have been established to ensure that the process of order and delivery of the coins goes through smoothly.  The coins will cost INR 4,600 plus shipping charges.  The last day for placing an order is July 31st, 2021

For India: It is required to make a payment (Shipping charges to be paid when coins are ready) in advance through bank transfer and submit and the following form to confirm orders - https://forms.gle/QxeSbCJRp1D8bWUG7

Account No: 50100292473651

Account Name: ISKCON Communications

Bank: HDFC

Branch: East of Kailash, New Delhi

RTGS/NEFT IFSC: HDFC0001666 

 

For all those outside India, it is recommended to go through the ISKCON Communications office:

 Africa: Nanda Kishor Das, nandapadayachee@gmail.com, Mobile: +27 824 992 498

 Australia/Oceania: Bhakta Das, bhakta@iskcon.net.au, Mobile: +61 431 829 463

 Europe: Mahaprabhu Das, martin.gurvich@gmail.com, Mobile:+32 498 545 838

 North America: Madan Gopal Das, madan.gopal@iskconparsippany.org, Mobile: +1 973 876 4508

 South America: Baladeva Das, baladevabbs@gmail.com, Mobile: +54 9261 303 4876

 Regions not covered: Yudhistir Govinda Das, yudhistir.das@gmail.com, +91 9654 789 832

 

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